Admissions

Megan Costanzo

Senior Transfer Admission Counselor

Contact

+1 630 637 5812
mrcostanzo@noctrl.edu

Need to Reach Me? You can call/text me at 630-492-1202 from 8:00AM- 4:30 on weekdays or email me at mrcostanzo@noctrl.edu . I look forward to working with you and I am here to help! 

Community College Visits:

 Elgin Community College - All table visits are in front of the bookstore in Building B. In person table visits are below:

  • Tuesday, February 8th from 10:00AM-1:00PM
  • Thursday, March 10th from 10:00AM-1:00PM
  • Wednesday, April 6th from 10:00AM-1:00PM
  • Tuesday, May 10th from 10:00AM to 1:00PM

Virtual Table Visits where we can chat about general aspects of the college, your transfer credits and major, etc. are available password NCC.

  • Wednesday February 2nd from 6-7PM | Join this Zoom meeting anytime between 6-7PM to ask me questions through a face-to-face conversation. 

Harper CollegeAll table visits are located on the first floor of Building D, outside of the Starbucks. In person table visits are below: 

  • Thursday, January 27th from 10:00AM-1:00PM 
  • Wednesday, February 9th from 10:00AM-1:00PM
  • Tuesday, April 12th from 10:00AM-1:00PM
  • Tuesday, May 10th from 10:00AM-1:00PM

College Fair: PICU Harper College Fair  Wednesday March 16th from 10AM-1PM 

Virtual Table Visits where we can chat about general aspects of the college, your transfer credits and major, etc. are available password NCC. 

  • Thursday February 17th from 7-8PM | Join this Zoom meeting anytime between 7-8PM to ask me questions through a face-to-face conversation

Moraine Valley - table visits are located in Building C in the lobby. 

  • Wednesday, April 20th from 10AM-1:00PM

Moraine Valley - table visits are located in Building L in the lobby. 

  • Tuesday, February 15th from 10:00AM-1:00PM
  • Wednesday, March 23rd 10:00AM-1:00PM

Virtual Table Visits where we can chat about general aspects of the college, your transfer credits and major, etc. are available password NCC. 

  • Wednesday, March 9th from 6-7PM | Join this Zoom meeting anytime between 6-7PM to ask me questions through a face-to-face conversation

On-Campus Visits: 

We are currently offering a limited number of on-campus meetings and tours by appointment only. This gives you an opportunity to see campus in-person with one of our admission counselors and/or tour guides (current NC student). You can view availability and register here. Please read our health and safety guidelines thoroughly if you come to campus. 

Virtual Visits: 

Individual Appointments at your convenience. I strongly recommend meeting with me to discuss your enrollment process. You can schedule an appointment here: https://calendly.com/mrcostanzo/virtual-visit

 -Transfer Thursdays every other Thursday starting January 13th throughout the semester from 3:00-4:00PM | Join this Zoom meeting anytime between 3-4 for my drop-in office hours where you can pop in and chat with me about any questions you may have. The password is NCC. 

Virtual Information Sessions are being offered! Click here to find more details regarding this group presentation. 

Pop-In Saturdays Future dates TBD.

Various Weekday Virtual Visits throughout the semester where we can chat about general aspects of the college, your transfer credits and major, financial aid, etc. are available as well here (Zoom password is NCC). 

Meet with me for an unofficial transcript evaluation:

Contact me directly (mrcostanzo@noctrl.edu) to have an unofficial evaluation of your transcripts. We are currently offering virtual appointments through Zoom or over the phone, as well as on-campus visits. 

Note:

Our next traditional start term possibility, Fall 2022, begins Wednesday, August 24, 2022. For full admission, financial aid and registration consideration, there is a target date of Monday, August 1st for fall semester file completion. If you cannot complete your file by this date, call our office at 630-637-5800 to discuss your situation. We will soon be admitting students for our Spring 2023 semester, which starts on January 9, 2023.

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Learn about your Admission Counselor:

Favorite thing about North Central:  North Central’s tight knit and supportive community will help you find your very own path to success. The faculty, staff, alumni network and student body work together to make sure every student feels capable of achieving their goals. The combination of the community, ideal location, and network from over 150 years of service are just a few things that make NCC great!

Words I use to describe North Central students: Active, Passionate, Resourceful, Family, Community, Innovative, Self-motivated!

Why did I choose to become an Admission Counselor/staff member at North Central? As a First Generation College Graduate, I was very lost throughout the entirety of my college search process. I did not know what to expect, what questions to ask, or where to begin the process. I became passionate about being a higher education resource and wanted to work at a school I could truly support. I love helping students find home at NCC but more importantly I love helping students find the best next step for them. We are all here to help! 

Favorite Naperville restaurant: Jackson Avenue Pub! They have the best burgers! 

Favorite season in Naperville: I love fall! I love the beautiful trees and cross country season.

Advice to students: Please do not hesitate to ask questions! If you feel it is silly, I promise you I thought it, asked it, or wish I had asked it. The college search process can be challenging no matter your story or background. We are here to make finding your next steps easier.